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President and Chief Strategy Offi...

Mattress Firm Holding Corp.
Phone: (713) ***-****  HQ Phone
Mattress Firm Inc
5815 Gulf Freeway
Houston , Texas 77023
United States

Company Description: Houston-based Mattress Firm is America's preferred specialty mattress company and the nation's largest specialty retailer of top-of-the-line Sealy products. Founded...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • Receives Honorary Doctorate
  • honorary doctorate , humanities
    Sleep Train Arena
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Dale Carlsen, Sleep Train's ..., 12 Sept 2014 [cached]
Dale Carlsen, Sleep Train's founder and chief executive officer, will become Mattress Firm president and chief strategy officer. He also becomes a member of the Mattress Firm board of directors and its vice chair.
"(The two companies) share a common commitment to our customers, our employees and our communities," Carlsen said.
Founded in 1985 by Dale ..., 21 Feb 2015 [cached]
Founded in 1985 by Dale Carlsen, Sleep Train is the West Coast's number one mattress retailer and number four nationwide.
Shortly after graduating from California State University Sacramento, Carlsen opened the first Sleep Train store on Folsom Blvd. in Sacramento, California. His philosophy was simple: Treat the customer right and you will earn a customer for life. Eight months later, a second location was opened in Citrus Heights, California.
Dale Carlsen
Mattress Firm executives Steve Stagner, ... [cached]
Mattress Firm executives Steve Stagner, left, Alex Weiss, and Dale Carlsen share a light moment during the company's annual leadership meeting in Los Angeles.
A few minutes later Dale Carlsen, the former Sleep Train CEO who is now president and chief strategy officer of Mattress Firm, revealed the company's new vision: To be the preferred choice for better sleep. His talk also received a standing ovation.
A deal was reached with Sleep ..., 21 Mar 2013 [cached]
A deal was reached with Sleep Country USA and the 501c(3) Washington State Fair, with Sleep Country signing a deal for naming rights to ShowPlex for ten years, according to Kent Hojem, CEO, Washington State Fair and Dale Carlsen, CEO of Sleep Country USA.
The Washington State Fair Events Center draws an extensive audience throughout the year, many of whom are seeking a quality night's sleep," said Sleep Country's Dale Carlsen.
Dale Carlsen joins Matt ... [cached]
Dale Carlsen joins Matt Firm as president
Effective immediately, Dale Carlsen, CEO of Sleep Train, becomes president and chief strategy officer of Mattress Firm and will join its board as vice chairman.
Said Carlsen, "This transaction is the culmination of nearly 30 years of hard work by the Sleep Train family of employees and the beginning of the next chapter in our phase of growth.
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